Michael Miller's first book, THE JOYFUL DARK (Tebot Bach, 2008), was the Editor's Choice winner of The McGovern Prize at Ashland Poetry Press. His third book, Darkening the Grass, was a "Must Read" selection of the Massachusetts Book Award in 2013. His poem, "The Different War," 2014 Winner of the W. B. Yeats Poetry Society, was anthologized in Yeats 150. His poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Sewannee Review, The New Republic, The American Scholar, Ontario Review, The Southern Review, Commonweal, Raritan, The Yale Review, Pinyon Review, and Passager. Born in 1940, he served four years in the Marine Corps. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.